|Mountain Flying Training Area Photography
22 Squadron 'C' Flight - RAF Valley
|Mountain Rescue Training
22 Squadron 'C' Flight are regularly involved in mountain rescue sorties actual or for training purposes involving volunteer mountain rescue teams. The images below were taken during a mountain rescue training exercise.
Note: All the 22 and 203 (R) Sea Kings HAR.3/HAR.3A based at RAF Valley are pooled.
|Westland Sea King HAR.3 (XZ596) of 203(R) the Sea King OCU (Operational Conversion Unit) which moved to RAF Valley in 2008 touching down on a Snowdonia hillside|
|Left to right: Sea King HAR.3 (XZ596) arriving at the landing zone within the Snowdonia Rotary - Mountain Flying Training Area (MFTA). .
|Left to right: aircrew coordinate the safe shutting down of the engine.
|Health and safety briefing before the mountain rescue team depart for their winching training|
|Mountain Rescue teams in a live situation are picked up from their Mountain Rescue Centre and taken to the area of the emergency.|
|Left to right: Sea King HAR.3 (XZ596) departing.
|Sea King HAR.3 (XZ596) lifting off for the start of the training.|